Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.
Just a few pages in and I was already wishing I had this growing up. Jo takes a really warm approach to some of the more complicated aspects of either being queer or raising someone who is. Regardless of your child's identity, this is simply something every parent should read.
Jo Langford, MA, is a dad, Master's-level therapist, and sex educator for tweens, teens, and parents, in Seattle, Washington. He is the author of the Spare Me, 'The Talk'!, series – guides to sex, relationships and growing up for modern teens and their parents. More about his work to promote healthy, positive, and safe sexual and social behavior can be found at his website, Beheroes.net.